Jack Brown jbrown at
Fri Jan 16 03:48:40 PST 2004

Just noticed there's a new shadow tarball.

Just casually glancing it over I notice it seems to fix the newgrp bug 
and although it still places 2 dead symlinks in /bin, at least now the 
vipw link is replaced by a vigr one so that we can just move the symlink 
to /usr/sbin now, like we do with sg.

Jack Brown

P.S. Just curious, has anyone ever asked the shadow maintainers why 
"make install" creates 2 broken symlinks?  I mean it seems like a pretty 
obvious bug... (particularly since they took the time to change one of 

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